We woke up at six this morning to a suspiciously dimly-lit tent. Usually the bright glare and heat of the sun is plainly obvious on one side of the tent in the morning, but if it's not then it probably means there's a lot of cloud outside.
I left the venue with veins bulging out of my arms; then I immediately head-butted a police officer and robbed an armored truck. Kidding.
In 50 days in Antarctica Tarka and I have covered more than 1000km on foot and climbed more than 9,000 feet -- mainly up the Beardmore Glacier. It feels like rather a long way and a bit of a milestone.
Real-time news reporting is an exciting proposition. It's also a process fraught with problems, both for the journalist and the reader.
Getting to the top, and seeing what lay on the other side, is a moment I'll remember and treasure for the rest of my life.
According to everyone I spoke to, Mighty Writers represents more than just a writing program or a colorful logo, it represents a dream whose time has come.
There is something disturbing happening at America's news gathering institutions that I believe will cause deep and lasting damage to our country, its economy and its civil defense. And, no. I don't mean all the lying at 60 Minutes over Benghazi.
Turn off the news. Put down the paper. Click off the internet. Step away from social media. And never, EVER read comments.
I spied an endearing act of kindness the other day while picking up a few items at a local store. A young boy standing in the check-out line holding a piggy bank received both a gift and a lifelong lesson when the store manager refused to take the little boy's money to pay for the bank.
We could blame it all on the food companies that make the junk food, and the technology companies that keep inventing more ways for us to be sedentary. But as noted, the enemy is both them and us.
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He didn't know what the word entrepreneur was, but that didn't stop him from starting his own puppet show business in sixth grade and grossing a .50 cent profit, which he divided amongst his friends to buy chocolates.
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We woke to the same conditions and it was my turn to poke my head out to see if we could travel. There was no horizon or contrast, just thick whiteout, and only in the slight shadow of the tent could I see the blizzard flying past us.
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